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Synonyms for puff
pʌfpuff

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Wiktionary

  1. puffnoun

    Synonyms:
    pastry

  2. puffnoun

    To pant.

    out of puff

    Synonyms:
    wind

  3. puffnoun

    An act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe.

    Synonyms:
    drag

  4. puffnoun

    The drug cannabis.

    Synonyms:
    ganja, blow, dope, pot, Appendix:Cannabis slang, weed

  5. puffnoun

    a homosexual; a poof

    Synonyms:
    poof

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. puff

    Synonyms:
    flatter, advertise, hawk, ventilate

    Antonyms:
    squash, disparage, lash, chastise, blast

Princeton's WordNet

  1. puff, puff of air, whiffnoun

    a short light gust of air

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman

    Antonyms:
    plain

  2. puffnoun

    a light inflated pastry or puff shell

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman

    Antonyms:
    plain

  3. puffnoun

    exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman

    Antonyms:
    plain

  4. quilt, comforter, comfort, puffnoun

    bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

    Synonyms:
    whiff, hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, teething ring, comfort, consolation, ease, allayer, sympathiser, baby's dummy, quilt, pacifier, pull, blow, solace, pouffe, comfortableness, sympathizer, ottoman, puff of air, reliever

    Antonyms:
    plain

  5. powderpuff, puffnoun

    a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman

    Antonyms:
    plain

  6. ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassocknoun

    thick cushion used as a seat

    Synonyms:
    hassock, powderpuff, ottoman, drag, comfort, footstool, quilt, pull, blow, tuffet, pouffe, whiff, comforter, puff of air, footrest

    Antonyms:
    plain

  7. puff, drag, pullnoun

    a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

    "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"

    Synonyms:
    hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, pulling, clout, comfort, wrench, twist, quilt, pull, retarding force, pouffe, blow, whiff, ottoman, puff of air

    Antonyms:
    plain

  8. blow, puffadjective

    forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth

    "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"

    Synonyms:
    nose candy, reversal, hassock, drag, bump, setback, comforter, powderpuff, snow, coke, shock, comfort, black eye, reverse, puff of air, quilt, pull, blow, pouffe, gust, whiff, ottoman, blast

    Antonyms:
    plain

  9. puff, puffedverb

    gathered for protruding fullness

    "puff sleeves"

    Synonyms:
    puffed

    Antonyms:
    plain

  10. puff, whiffverb

    smoke and exhale strongly

    "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, sniff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw

    Antonyms:
    plain

  11. puff, drag, drawverb

    suck in or take (air)

    "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"

    Synonyms:
    tie, get, puff out, suck up, puff up, attract, get behind, thread, quarter, imbibe, scuff, hale, chuff, guide, whiff, describe, drag, sweep up, suck, pull in, draw in, delineate, draw and quarter, make, soak up, cast, tangle, hang back, get out, take out, trail, cart, pull back, sop up, sweep, reap, heave, pass, huff, gasp, depict, blow up, take in, string, drag on, dredge, drop back, withdraw, drag in, pull out, draw, pant, disembowel, line, run, force, trace, absorb, drop behind, draw off, pull, embroil, haul, take up, drag out, eviscerate

    Antonyms:
    plain

  12. pant, puff, gasp, heaveverb

    breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

    "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"

    Synonyms:
    chuff, buckle, heave, gag, gasp, huff, draw, pant, blow up, warp, heft up, puff out, heft, billow, retch, whiff, puff up, drag, heave up, surge

    Antonyms:
    plain

  13. puffverb

    make proud or conceited

    "The sudden fame puffed her ego"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw

    Antonyms:
    plain

  14. puff, puff upverb

    praise extravagantly

    "The critics puffed up this Broadway production"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, swell, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw

    Antonyms:
    plain

  15. puffverb

    speak in a blustering or scornful manner

    "A puffing kind of man"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw

    Antonyms:
    plain

  16. puff, puff up, blow up, puff outverb

    to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"

    "puffed out chests"

    Synonyms:
    embellish, draw, heave, puff out, puff up, chuff, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, whiff, drag, detonate, hit the roof, explode, huff, combust, flip one's lid, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, go ballistic, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, gasp, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, inflate, throw a fit, pant, aggrandize, dramatize, blow one's stack, swell

    Antonyms:
    plain

  17. puff, huff, chuffverb

    blow hard and loudly

    "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw, snort

    Antonyms:
    plain

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. puffnoun

    Synonyms:
    whiff, sudden gust

  2. puffverb

    Synonyms:
    blow in puffs

  3. puffverb

    Synonyms:
    pant, breathe hard

  4. puffverb

    Synonyms:
    blow

  5. puffverb

    Synonyms:
    praise (extravagantly)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "puff":

    whiff, breath, drag, burst, plume, cloud, splash

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. puff

    Synonyms:
    Vox populi Poof, poofter

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How to use puff in a sentence?

  1. Claiborne Pell:

    My opponent called me a cream puff. ... Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.

  2. June Jordan:

    anytime you see white men suppose to fight each other an you not white, well you know you got trouble, because they blah-blah loud about Democrat or Republican an they huffing an puff about democracy someplace else but relentless, see, the deal come down evil on somebody don have no shirt an tie, somebody don live in no whiteman house no whiteman country.

  3. David Russell:

    Most of them wanted a cigarette, and I didn’t smoke at that time but I, uh, I got a pack of cigarettes and some matches, and I lit their cigarettes for them, you feel for those guys, but I couldn’t do anything. Just light a cigarette for ’em and let ’em puff the cigarettes.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    Those who are trying to impress others must puff themselves up.

  5. Christian Petroni:

    When you blast the pizza with high heat quickly, it allows the dough to puff up, and really replicates a Neapolitan-style pizza.


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